As Sean wakes alone he’s convinced Marcus has stayed at Aiden’s. But Marcus is on Maria’s sofa and is in no mood to explain himself to Sean. As he calls at No 11 to get ready for work Sean wants to talk now, but Marcus insists he hasn’t got time and they can speak later. But working himself into a fury Sean follows Marcus to work and demands they talk, before launching a slanderous attack on Aiden. Marcus is furious and his boss is embarrassed as Sean causes a commotion at the hospital.
As Leanne heads into town to look for work Nick takes Simon for breakfast. Witnessing this Peter’s blood boils, leaving Carla wondering if it’s not just Nick’s relationship with Simon that Peter is jealous of!
Sunita’s determined not to let Eva force her out of her job and decides that she has the ammo to do battle.
Also, Norris has a lot of apologising to do if he’s to make it up to Mary.
*Second Episode, 8.30pm*
As Marcus is given a lecture for being unprofessional Sean realises he’s got it wrong and tries to apologise. Back on the street Sean regrets going in all guns blazing, insisting his insecurities just took over. Marcus reveals he’s never looked at another man, but all this mistrust does prove there’s something badly wrong with their relationship. As Sean pleads with Marcus to go back to the way things were, Marcus isn’t sure they can – they want different things now. Marcus wants a family but Sean isn’t prepared to reconsider adoption yet. As both wonder where this leaves them they discuss splitting up.
When Peter overhears Nick suggesting that Leanne starts works in the Bistro with him he’s spoiling for a fight. Dragging him away Carla urges Peter to accept Leanne is moving on and draw a line under his acrimony with Nick for Simon’s sake. Peter reluctantly agrees.
Also, as Hayley heads off dancing with Norris all Mary’s old feelings of inadequacy return, until Roy challenges her to game of chess…